The following corporate guidance booklets are available from the Corporate Communications Team, unless indicated. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our corporate identity by the Corporate Communications Team (April 2005)
Report writing guide (December 2003) - available from Democratic Services.
Useful books about house style conventions include:
The Oxford dictionary for writers and editors (Oxford University Press, 2000)
The PC is not a typewriter, by Robin Williams (Addison Wesley, 1992).
The Plain English Campaign has produced a teach-yourself course called "How to write letters in plain English". If you would like to borrow a copy, contact the Corporate Communications Team on 01962 846415.
County Treasurer's staff can borrow "The plain English story" from their department library (Room 220, Elizabeth II Court).
Other books that might interest you are:
The plain English guide, by M Cutts (Oxford, 1996)
The quick reference guide to plain English, by M Cutts (Oxford, 1999)
The complete plain words, by Sir Ernest Gowers (David R Godine Publisher, 1990)
The new Fowler's modern English usage (Oxford, 1998)
Mind the stop: a brief guide to punctuation, by G V Carey (Penguin, 1971)
The Oxford English grammar (Clarendon Press, 1995).
For further information about corporate style and plain English, contact your departmental communications staff or contact the Corporate Communications Team on 01962 846415.
Contact the Hantsweb Team on 01962 846544 for advice on Hantsweb and Hantsnet style.